Madison Willing is a London based composer, music producer and DJ. She was selected by BAFTA for the new Connect membership scheme after scoring the feature documentaries Paula Rego: Secrets & Stories which won both a Grierson and Royal Television Society Award, and Unstoppable: Sean Scully and the Art of Everything featured on Arena, the BBC's multi award winning arts strand.
In 2023, Madison began scoring Signora Volpe Season 2 (Emilia Fox) for Route 24 and Acorn TV, following Academy Award Winning Composer Anne Dudley’s score for Season 1.
In recent years, Madison has scored Fifth Season's upcoming documentary feature Pandamonium, directed by Addison O’Dea, Lorn Macdonald’s feature documentary Jessie (BBC Films), and short films Express (Film4) and Struck (Hulu/Disney).
Madison composed additional music on The Crown - Season 5 (Netflix/Left Bank) alongside composer Martin Phipps, and worked as the music editor for The Lovers, a comedy series starring Johnny Flynn and Roisin Gallagher (Sky TV/Drama Republic).
A National Film and Television School graduate in MA Composing, Madison was classically trained in flute and piano at Junior Guildhall and the Royal Academy of Music. During her time at the NFTS, Madison scored several short films including BAFTA nominated The Flying Gold of Arabuko, BAFTA shortlisted A Film About A Pudding, Grierson Award nominated Alt Er Nu, and Royal Television Society Award Winning Requiem starring Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones, The Last of Us).
Madison is a prominent DJ and regularly releases mixes that explore the boundaries between modern classical, minimal techno and dance music. She is currently collaborating on her second album with renowned drum and bass producer dBridge after releasing their debut EP Made in Silence on Exit Records in 2022. Her track ‘Youth’ is featured in the compilation album celebrating twenty years of Exit Records, and her debut solo album ‘Birth LP’ will be released on Exit in April 2024.
In 2023 Madison was selected by the Benjamin Britten Foundation to participate in their prestigious residency programme in Aldeburgh, Suffolk where she created and performed new music at Snape Maltings: a unique 33 minute piece written for flute, voice, piano and synthesiser which she will be touring live throughout 2024.
In 2024 Madison will also compose the music for a major theatre production of Ingmar Bergman’s adaption of A Doll’s House to be premiered in Istanbul, Turkey.